Current proposals for UK capacity markets are likely to favour larger portfolio generators and existing, mothballed plants that are better placed to handle risks. "There seems to be general agreement that there will be critical demand for flexible gas-fired power from 2018-2019 onward but the proposed penalty regime could be prohibitive for some players, with some potentially opting to stay outside the capacity market," Tony Ward, head of Power & Utilities at Ernst & Young (EY) said, speaking to Gas to Power Journal.
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